Free Recruiting Resources and Management Tools
Business Management Daily offers free reports for leaders and managers regarding human resource and employment law, and office management and technology. Also provides free HR forms, and free job descriptions
TimeTrex is an open source payroll and time management software. Time and Attendance module to efficiently track and monitor employee attendance, including tardiness, missed punches, overtime and vacation time. Payroll module with fully integrated start to finish payroll processing at the click of a button, tax and benefit calculations, tax reports, check printing and direct deposit functionality.
Zoiper is a VoIP softphone that lets you make chat or make voice and video calls with your friends, family, colleagues and business partners. Unlike other software like Skype or Viber, it is open and can be used with any VoIP provider or PBX. Allowing for much more flexibility and cheaper or better quality termination.
Social recruiting is here, and it’s probably staying. A popular and free-t0-inexpensive social recruiting resource worth looking at is Jobcast. You can post your jobs on social media, engage with candidates, and reach them where they most likely spend their time: on their mobile devices.
What Every Business Should Know About the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, by Robert Half Legal
HR Career Forms and Templates, by Entrepreneur Magazine
- Job descriptions and applications
- Employee scheduling
- Employee evaluation, review, disciplinary, appraisal, exit interview, termination letter, and more
Human Resources FREE white papers, by the Economic Research Institute
- Insight and tips on salary trends of executives, medical personnel, and non-profit board members.
- How to conduct a job analysis
- Executive pay for non-profits, charities, and hospitals
- Cash incentives
Flazingo is a complete hiring system that offers a number of services or tools. Their free tools includes the behavior interview guide and the job write-up feature. Both are essentially fill-in-the-blank forms that will create the documents for you.
The internet’s number one job aggregator, Indeed, offers a few valuable reports, tools, webinars, and data to assist recruiters. Considering that around 30% of job online job searches in the United States are done via Indeed, this site can provide some very valuable data.
Social recruiting is here to stay. If you want to reach candidates, you’ll probably find them where they hang out: on social media. Applicant Tracking System giant, iCIMS has prepared a free eguide titled “4 Steps to Creating a Successful Social Recruiting Strategy”. You can download it here: Free iCIMS guide.
LinkedIn has also written a free ebook on social recruiting. As the number one social network for professionals, they probably know their stuff. Also be sure to download their free report, “LinkedIn’s 2015 Global Recruiting Trends”.
From Around the Web
How To Keep Remote Workers Close (Article)
Make sure you make your staff feel like a team–no matter how far apart they are from you or each other.
“[The] benefits and drawbacks of the growing trend of homesourcing call centers to remote agents working from home.”
How to build and work with a virtual team, by Managing Virtual Teams (Slide presentations)
Seven Quick Tips for Videoconferencing Beginners (Article) “New to videoconferencing? Researching an enterprise deployment? Make sure you addressed these seven issues before you sign a vendor contract or start up a video project.”
7 Signs Your Employees Hate You: If Employee Retention & Productivity is Down, Maybe It’s You and Not Them (Article) “Let’s face it: knowing whether our employees love us or hate us as managers isn’t always high on our priority list. As long as they get their work done, it doesn’t matter whether they count you as their bosom buddy and think you are the greatest supervisor they’ve ever had, right? Wrong.”
Benefits of the Internet: Telework, hiring and video (Article) “Most businesses in America have a common challenge: Hiring and retaining the best possible employees. That challenge is even greater when recruiting young people who have grown up with the Internet. ”
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